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Kansas City Art Institute

The Kansas City Art Institute, located in Kansas City, MO, is a private, independent four-year college of art and design awarding the Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with majors in Animation, Art History, Ceramics, Digital Filmmaking, Digital Media, Fiber, Graphic Design, Illustration, Painting, Photography, Printmaking, Sculpture and Studio Art with an emphasis on Creative Writing. KCAI also offers a post-baccalaureate program in Art Education, as well as certificate programs in Social Practice and in Asian Studies for students enrolled in the BFA program. KCAI hosts “Current Perspectives,” a free public lecture series; free exhibitions at its H&R Block Artspace gallery; and evening, weekend and summer classes in art, design, multimedia studies and desktop publishing for children, youth and adults. Founded in 1885, KCAI is Kansas City’s oldest arts organization.